Category Archives: Politics

If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?

I’m working on an article about a greatly heroic man whose act in saving thousands of desperate refugees and immigrants centered on defiance of one of his country’s laws. Actually not a law, but an executive order. I think of … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life v Fake News: climate denier hired by the New York Times?

Source, ThinkProgress: After hyping itself as antidote to fake news, New York Times hires extreme climate denier Uh, where have I been? Thinking about power-hungry, obscenely wealthy people buying political and court seats, sure, but several of those men are … Continue reading

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Post Citizens United, the rich guy psychosis now has a name

Yesterday I mused at great length about the mental illness that seems to afflict very rich men who, post Citizens United, have determined to buy political and judicial seats in order to strip our government of everything that serves its … Continue reading

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